The City of Boston, Parks and Recreation Department (BPRD) supports the well-being of City residents by ensuring access to a variety of quality recreation, park, and programming experiences. There are over 2,300 acres of publicly accessible open space and over 35,000 street trees.
Brief Job Description:
Reporting to the Commissioner, the Director of Urban Forestry plays a lead role in all initiatives related to the care, protection and promotion of the urban forest throughout the community, including the City-owned trees, as well as other trees to the extent provided for by law and/or regulation. He/she provides professional direction in administration of coordinated programs for City-wide conservation and protection of arboreal resources, tree inventories, regulation of owner/developer actions on trees covered by the City Code, and the maintenance, removal, and planting of trees.
Boston Residency Required.
CORI check required.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Nonunion/MM2-11
Hours per week: 35